Chris Horn, Secure Decisions Researcher, has joined UAlbany School of Business Cybersecurity Advisory Board. Chris joins more than a dozen cybersecurity professionals on the advisory board, which supports cyber innovation and economic development in the Capital Region.
The Board, founded in early 2018, helps streamline UAlbany’s School of Business information security and digital forensics curricula, while also providing opportunities for students to meet with industry professionals and obtain hands-on experiential learning through internships and competitions. The Board also participates in collaborative research with the university and its partners, including national labs and member organizations.
Chris Horn is a Researcher at Secure Decisions has 16 years of experience in research, software systems, and new product development. He began his career at the RAND Corporation, developing agent-based models of C4ISR systems and requirements for a large-scale biometrics system. Chris studied human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon university and worked in the Dynamic Decision Making Laboratory studying how humans make choices. Since then, he has helped organizations like General Dynamics, Whirlpool Corporation, and the U.S. Navy with product strategy, systems engineering, interaction design, and user experience research. Most recently, Chris has focused on the developing new technologies to improve application security. Chris holds a BA in Economics from Brown University.